Do you need to cozy up your home a bit? Take this quiz and learn how to cozy up your home.
We all know the saying, "Home is where the heart is," but we don't always know how to apply it. When your residence feels cozy and inviting it becomes a true home.
Nothing feels cozier than pillows and blankets made of plush fabrics.
Window treatments such as Roman shades will really add a sense of peace to your home.
A dining room table with a soft, plush runner can look both beautiful and elegant.
Area rugs help to visually define the spaces in your home. They are also a lot warmer than cold, hard floors.
Nothing says romance like candles. Try a few colored wax candles to add a warm glow to your bedroom.
Rather than keep your wall covered with pictures from long ago, keep your photos current. It will instantly make your house feel like home.
When people come over to visit, you can always use recent photos as conversation starters. People love to talk about recent vacations and compare pictures of the kids as they grow up.
Hang a lovely door hanger with a message such as "Welcome" or "Greetings" to really make your guests feel happy when they visit.
These days there are many products designed to add a lovely scent to your home: scented candles, air dispensers, and even filters for your AC /Heating system.
There's something about the smell of citrus that really energizes the home. Try an orange-scented candle and see how it makes you feel.
Vanilla, whether in our tea or just in the air around us, seems to make us feel calm.
We spend a lot of time watching TV, and we usually set up our homes to accommodate that. Try arranging your furniture so that people can see other people instead.
It has been well documented that people don't like having their backs to a doorway. Try creative angling to avoid the problem.
You can always dedicate certain areas of the home for fun and games. Find a nice chess table, and keep the board ready for action.
Books are not only interesting to read, they are beautiful. A fine collection of books adds both class and refinement to your home.
Why not use the fireplace from time to time? Find a pleasant-smelling and slow-burning wood, and enjoy a fireside chat with your closest friends.
Once you have a nice fire going, you can sit at your card table and enjoy a game of bridge with your friends.
Rather than allow your family to dirty the floors with the muddy boots, have some slippers waiting for them near the entrance to the home.
A set of cubbies near the front entrance will remind people to change out of their shoes and into their slippers when they arrive. Keep a few extra pairs for your guests.